These City of San Antonio offices will be closed Friday for Fiesta San Jacinto Day/Battle of Flowers


To honor San Jacinto Holiday on Friday, several offices in the City of San Antonio will be closed.

City Hall and most municipal offices will be closed on Friday for the Battle of Flowers Parade. However, public safety and emergency services will remain operational.

  • The police will be on guard

  • SAPD Remand Center and District Court

  • Fire and EMS personnel will be on duty

  • The 3-1-1 call center will be operational from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (until 11 p.m. for urgent animal care or traffic problems)

  • All curative testing sites and community laboratory mass testing sites and some vaccination clinics will be open unless otherwise specified.

  • Animal protection officers will be on duty

  • Code Enforcement Officers will be available for inspections and emergency coverage

  • Visitors to the city center will enjoy a holiday with parking meter on the street; however, standard parking rates will apply to all City-operated garages and lots.

  • La Villita Shops and Market Square

  • City parks and trails

  • Dead animal collection teams

  • Recycling, organics and garbage will operate on regular collection days

  • Bitters and Nelson Gardens Brush Recycling

  • Bulky Waste Collection Centers (Bitters, Culebra, Frio City and Rigsby) and Culebra DAS

  • Alicia Trevino Lopez and Doris Griffin Senior Centers (run by WellMed staff)

  • Alamodome offices and box office

  • Mayor’s Fitness Council

  • SAPD Administration and Archives Section

  • SAFD administrative offices

  • San Antonio City Court

  • The following Metro Health clinics and programs (Diabetes, Vaccination Clinic on North Mel Waiters Way, WIC, Healthy Start, Project Worth, San Antonio Lactation Support Center and Oral Health, Nutrition)

  • The COVID-19 hotline

  • Housing Helpline

  • Homeless Helpline (210-207-1799)

  • Head Start administrative offices and school district sites

  • All Senior/Adult Comprehensive Centers and Senior Nutrition Sites except Alicia Trevino Lopez and Doris Griffin Senior Centers (will be open)

  • Willie Velasquez, Claude Black and Frank Garrett Community Centers

  • Administrative offices of child care services

  • Pre-K 4 SA Centers, CEO and Headquarters

  • Darner’s head office and parks reservation office

  • City of San Antonio Community Centers, Natatorium, Fairchild and McFarlin Tennis Centers and Barrera Community Fitness Center

  • Limited fitness and park classes will not take place

  • City Clerk’s Office, Passports, Vital Records and Municipal Records and Records

  • Central library and all annex libraries

  • Department of Developmental Services

  • Historic Preservation Office

  • Planning Department

  • Neighborhood and housing services

  • Carver Community Cultural Center

  • Administrative offices of La Villita and Market Square

  • Centro de Artes Gallery in Market Square

  • Culture Commons Gallery in Plaza de Armas

  • Palace of the Spanish Governor (April 8 and 9)

  • Solid Waste Management Department Administrative Offices

  • Animal Care Services and Adoption Center (reopens Saturday, April 9 during regular business hours)

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